It was not yet clear from which country or countries Pakistan will import the wheat.
Pakistan on Monday approved the import of 300,000 tonnes of wheat to relieve a flour supply shortage that has created a crisis for the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
- Pakistan approves import of 300,000 tonnes of wheat to meet flour shortage (Reuters: Jan 20, 2020 at 7:49 AM)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday concluded a three-day visit to India during which he faced criticism from members and supporters of the country’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over negative coverage from the Washington Post.
Army helicopters flew rescue missions for the third day running in an avalanche-hit area of Pakistani-Kashmir as the death toll from the disaster rose to 77 on Thursday.
A 12-year-old girl was found alive on Tuesday after being buried for 18 hours when an avalanche in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir engulfed the family house, her mother said on Wednesday.
- Girl buried under Pakistan avalanche for 18 hours is found alive (Reuters: Jan 15, 2020 at 2:54 PM)
A man wanted in connection with the 2005 murder of British police officer Sharon Beshenivsky has been arrested in Pakistan.
At least 59 people were killed and many more were missing after avalanches in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir over the last 24 hours, senior government officials said on Tuesday.
At least 57 people were killed and others were missing after avalanches in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir over the last 24 hours, senior government officials said on Tuesday.
- At least 57 dead in avalanches in Pakistan- government officials (Reuters: Jan 14, 2020 at 8:27 AM)
- At least 67 dead in avalanches in Pakistan, India- government officials (Reuters: Jan 14, 2020 at 8:56 AM)
A Pakistani high court on Monday revoked a guilty verdict and death sentence handed down to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason, declaring that the formation of the court that sentenced him was unconstitutional.
The death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta rose to 15 on Saturday.